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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 6, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaFor Newi of Southampton Trevose Feasterville see Page 18 vol. 56, no. 222 Lucks Eom Titi pm Trier Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper weather sunny warm and humid today. Partly Cloudy with scattered showers tonight ing. Mostly fair less humid and Early tomorrow morn tomorrow. Member a8c Bristol pa., wednesday evening july 6, i960 38 pages Price ten cents Only child of Bensalem couple Oakford Soldier killed in Viet Nam jets evade missiles hit n. Viet Nam Saigon i Pic u. S. Jets pounded North Viet Nam with the greatest number of bombing raids of the War and communist gunners fought Back with a record one Day total of �?~26 to 28 antiaircraft missiles but failed to Down a plane in 8, officials disclosed today. Eighteen year old pfc. Robert j. Morris of Bensalem township was killed in action sunday in Viet Nam a Little More than a month after he arrived there. The Only child of Robert and Emily Morris of 4131 Mulberry ave., Oakford Robert died of gunshot wounds suffered while he was engaged in enemy action serving with the 25th infantry near cd Chi 20 Miles Northwest of Saigon. Just last week. First it. Lawrence f. Runey 24. Of Bristol and Levittown met his death in the same area while serving with the 25th. He will be buried pfc. Morris tomorrow in Beverly National cemetery. N. J. Word of death word of Robert s death was brought yesterday by major Gerald t. Buckley now serving with the defense Supply Agency in Philadelphia after spending a year in Viet Nam. Roberts parents Learned of his death about 2 . And a Short time later the mailman delivered his last letter. Robert who attended Bensalem township High school enlisted in the service in february 1965 and took Basic training at it. Jackson s. C. He was later Transfer red to a Post in Georgia and later went to it. Bragg n. C. Was paratrooper a paratrooper until he arrived in Viet Nam Robert had spent some time in Turkey practising night jumps and while there earned his paratrooper wings and a Marksman badge. He returned Home from Turkey for a three week leave and left Basford for California on May 16. His unit shipped out for Viet Nam after about five Days on the West coast. On his arrival he was re assigned to the 25th inia atry and in a letter Home remarked a i m no longer a paratrooper but a leg Many a and commented that there was apparently More need of infantry than for airborne troops for the kind of operation being carried out there. Tells of leeches a letter which arrived about a week ago described the units Progress through the swamps and told How the men picked leeches off one another Between Rifle shots. Roberts Mother always enclosed a package of a soft drink mix in every Tetter she sent. The letter she received yesterday carried Roberts gratitude for the mix which he said continued on Page 36, col. 3 using new Maneu vers specially developed to evade the soviet built surface to air Sam missiles air Force and Navy pilots successfully defied the most determined air defense of the War in 106 raids tuesday. A we be found a Way to nullify the Sam system a jubilant air Force spokesman said in announcing that All aircraft had returned safely a it is a secret but it is a combination of technique tactics and the spokesman said. Zigzagging through the missile Fusil add pilots Cut the main Railroad line inn gig supplies from communist China Good evening commies no longer expect to win in Viet Nam. That a what president Johnson says and he says it with Confidence. No question about it a those stepped a up air strikes in the North must be telling Hanoi something. Okay lets keep the pressure on and vastly increase it even to the extent of bombing the vital Haiphong port facilities if need be. This is for sure Uncle Sam and his allies expect to win. Weather cooler Clammie. But always something to worry about. Now we re confronted with drought conditions with roasting ears Home grown tomatoes. Creeks Wells and reservoirs needing a solid week of Doz Ste. And we see where state gop chairman Craig Truax labels As Sham and fraud democratic gubernatorial candidate Milt Shapps proposal to place a Selling on 1966 election Campaign expenditures. We re rather inclined to think or. Truax is precisely right. Shapp paid 11.4 million for his nomination and hell whatever he thinks necessary for his election whatever his Flossy proposals to cover up his primary Purchase. Weil sir Larry Juichi and the phils bounced Hack last night and with the giants losing to the cards Magueh is Only file games behind. Jim running should keep the Streak going tonight. And Arnold Palmer a feeling great As the British open opens today at Louir fiend Scotland. We re not sure whether this is Good augury or had. Most of the tip go Ferg can t seem to win unless a Tiey have had Hacks sprained elbows splitting headaches or a touch of flu one or All. Just the same we figure the i Trohon millionaire will snatch this one from the likes of Nick Iaus. Lema Rodgers Boros Sikes and Marr. Somebody say this was the British open Man has always had trouble looking women in the Eye and these new bathing suits Arentt helping matters. Dry weather is showing its ef-1 feet of the dryness on facts on crops in the county j crop. Bailey commented its the he Milih and struck heavy blows into North Viet Nam s Industrial heartland against Supply depots and Oil dumps. They also destroyed four of the missile Sites. The spokesman called tuesdays raids a a dramatic demonstration that the new system against missiles was working. A the communists in Viet Nam have fired upwards of 300 Sams and their score is Only 12 to 14 . Planes downed. It is the old Story of the fact that an aggressive offensive can always beat a defense a this Way of ours to beat the Sam is one of the significant breakthroughs of the the spokesman said tur Days 196 air Force and Navy missions a Mission is a flight by one or More planes surpassed the one Day total of strikes previously launched at the communist nation the previous record he said was ii missions flown the Day before the fourth of july. The heaviest single attack against . Planes came at 3 30 . Against a flight of f4�,s 70 Miles Northwest of Hanoi. The communists launched 10 Sams but the pilots evaded them and left to continue their Mission of watching for enemy fighter planes. A flight of d105s. On a reconnaissance Mission 75 Miles Northwest of Hanoi later sighted five Sams headed toward them but they detonated harmlessly at ranges of 700 to 6.000 feet from the fast moving planes. Bril a in backs War Effort Day. The Peak came on Sun London up1 a Laberite Day when the Mercury hit a members of parliament today record 102 degrees. It was Fol a o t e d overwhelmingly for prime minister Harold Wilson s policy of support for the United states in Viet Nam and crushed a left Wing attempt to divorce Britain from the american War Effort. Crops begin to eel Lack of rain their simmer is experiencing its fifth pm and northeastern portions Mohe Lawn and the rest of your from Leland h. Bull Secretary straight drought season All de Elf mate you Are in the midst needs no matter where in the a of agriculture who said drought Richard Bailey. Bucks coun-1 Bucks county has had 17.78 a ends on who you Are and where by agent said Corn leave arel1� 01 Quot i Quot Quot it a a it Star a a Curling because of the Lack of moisture but said this is a natural reaction the plants use to protect themselves. Below Normal he said that new see dogs of Corn and a number of vegeta-1 ble crops Are hardest hit by the Lack of rain turf grass grow ers have also noticed the of of another drought. State you live. But if you live j conditions were building up to the lower Susquehanna Val a disaster proportions Over much if you dim farm then you a .10n or a a a some other of he two inches below Normal. You Are a Farmer and live have enough water right now areas a drought could develop it a j a a a qarj0n Jun. But whether Pennsylvania this anywhere except the Northwest for washing the car watering by the end of the summer. La and som counties had in any Case its a Good requested disaster status to Al h temperatures today were about 26 degrees cooler than the fourth of july but lower Bucks was still gripped in a prolonged heat wave As the humidity made outdoor life highly uncomfortable. Scattered showers tonight and Early tomorrow morning were expected to bring Relief by tomorrow afternoon. Temperatures in the mid 80s Are forecast for tomorrow but the Weatherman says it will be less humid today a High was expected Between 05-90 degrees. At 1 . The thermometer Reading was 78 degrees. The humidity was 76 per cent with the . Temperature a humidity Index a Sticky 73 per cent. Yesterdays High of 91 degrees was the coolest in More than three weeks. Since june ii when the Mercury was a pleasant 77 degrees temperatures had been in the mid 90s or 90s every Day until yester Wilson explained to c tense private meeting of his party mph a exactly Why his government continued general support of . Policy while disassociating itself from the bombing attacks m the Hanoi Haiphong area. A left Wing motion condemning the United states and declaring that Britain no longer could be party to a increasingly barbarous a american attacks in Viet Nam was Defeated 246 to 46. Parliamentary sources said More than 50 la to riles who had intended to vote for the motion switched to Wilson s Side. Lowed up by 99 on the fourth of july. Light showers yesterday produced july s first rainfall but it amounted to Only two one hundredths of an Inch. Normal rainfall for july is 4.19 inches. The Delaware River Rose slightly the past 24 hours with today a level at 7.86 feet and the flow 2,400 cubic feet per second idea for everyone to conserved qualify for buy and grazing water. Privileges on Fields diverted to _. ,. Land retirement programs. And those Are the conclusions of More counties May follow suit. Tamed from interviewing several state and Federal officials 11 which a drought tuesday. Plagued most of the Northeast the Grimes picture came continued Ltd a Page 30, col. 3 rehearsals today miss Bucks 19 vie As big w Eek starts by scoop Lewis Courter times staff writer uninvited guest a a member of the american nazi party his head cinched in a secure grip is escorted bodily from a meeting of the National convention of the a act yesterday. The Man leaped to the stage during a meeting of the 57th annual convention and began shouting invectives about negroes jews and communists. His diatribe was Cut Short by a half dozen a act officials who rushed him to the door. Up telephoto Grants and the right to compete in the miss America 1967 pageant in Atlantic City in sep-philadelph1a the uth tember floor of the Bellevue Stratford. At Broad and Walnut its. This Quot i m 10 weak is the Beautiful floor a Quot 20 a Quot a a a a a a a of the luxurious hotel that a where Jean Isabel Kirk j of Langhorne and 19 others of Pennsylvania a fairest Are staying during the state Beauty pageant which will be climaxed by the crowning of miss Pennsylvania 1966 on saturday night in spacious air conditioned convention Hall. Continued on Page 30, col. 4 \ Ardley girl Hurt in Pool a act head denounces a Black Power los Angeles up Roy Wilkins executive director of the National association for the advancement of coloured people a act said tuesday night the a Black Power movement among negroes is clearly Quot anti White. It is a reverse Mississipp the tall. Huk it monday was made Only a short1 close cropped Blond h indicate Kathy in new York by Kathy Fineran courier times women a editor new York husbands and males in general had belter keep tight hold of their wallets this fall and Winter. The nations top fashion experts say the trend in jewelry is toward a the real things and away from the obviously fake. More than Happy to promote this new trend Are several of the country Stop jewellers who showed their wares at last nights Diamond dinner at Manhattan a exclusive hotel Pierre. 200 dazzled the Diamond dinner an annual affair was the first major event in the crowded schedule of the new York couture 47th National press week which be. I a reverse Hitler a reverse while after a White Man briefly led he was a member of the Kun Siux klan interrupted the a act Assem-1 american nazi party lie Wilkins Sharp Denoun men Bly by to Chr Stag and �?~jfcxw7�js2i of the concept officially Etc shouting insults to the crowd of am communists. Bishop Ste braced by the Congress of about 2.000 persons Ejmi Gill spot is Wood of the i racial Equality Core on the tall Nan with Fanran methodist episcopal Church was speaking at the 1 time. A the a act is led by i communists Quot the Man shout cd he was pushed off stage by i a half dozen negroes who punched him on the head and i Back a they ejected him through a Side door. As he ran i i toward a waiting car the Man if shouted a Lincoln Rockwell for Rockwell is pres tent of the american nazi party. Wilkins referred to the i incident As he began his if speech the keynote address of of j the a acpt a 57th annual convention w hich continues if through saturday. Vice pres i a Dent Hubert h. Humphrey a Speaks tonight. Pageant week officially opened yesterday with the 20 Young beauties being interviewed and photographed during a press conference in the Clover room of the hotel. Talent bathing suits actual Competition begins thursday night in Talent bathing suits and evening gown groups at convention Hall. The routine will be repeated Friday night with the finals saturday night at 8 of clock. The finals will be televised beginning at 9 ., on Kew to Channel 3. Miss Kirk. 19-year-old freshman at Bucks county Community College will appear in the bathing suit and evening gown thursday night. On Friday night. Miss Bucks county will present her Talent number a vocal. A do 1 hear a the Winner of the miss Pennsylvania contest will receive a 11.000 scholarship several Cash nine year old Renee Roches of Yardley was pronounced in Good condition this morning at lower Bucks county Hospital after nearly drowning yesterday at Silver Lake Pool in Bristol township. She was admitted to the Hospital with a a a possible Renee just finished swimming lessons at the Pool and had last been seen descending the Steps into the water before she was discovered unconscious and Blue at the Bottom of the Pool. She was Given artificial respiration and rushed to the Hospital by the Bucks county Rescue squad. Her parents or. And mrs. Tony m. Roaches 31 s. Belt ave., Are not certain what happened but mrs. Roaches said apparently her daughter hit her head. Renee took lessons at the Pool with a group from the Penns Bury school system. A lot Dune trend in jewelry Tow retd Gan yesterday and will continue through sunday. Six models a wearing among them More than a million dollars Worth of diamonds emeralds and sapphires a dazzled the More than 2 h fashion reporters and editors who be left newsrooms All Over the nation to spend a week in new York continued on Page 30, col. 4 i a group of boys from Bishop Egan school is playing basketball for t2 hours so Chib Dren can go to summer Camp. The game site is the Levittown shopping Center and the action is going on Day and night. Page 27. Index amusements 17 sports. 2730 clarified stocks. 8 comics. 36-37 to review. 17 editorials. 6 to schedule .37 editorial features. 7 women a news. 14-15 food. 21 Jacoby. 17 obituaries. 19, 39 Day classified w 3-1000 movies. 5 night classified w1-6 4600

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